Tender for Improving Child and Family Arrangements Service

Tender for Improving Child and Family Arrangements Service

Cafcass are required to deliver a range of child contact services and court ordered activities for use in private law family court proceedings in support of children and families experiencing divorce and separation.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2020/S 187-452876

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Cafcass
National registration number: 2014/24/EU
Postal address: 3rd Floor, 21 Bloomsbury Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: WC1B 3HF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Volker Buck
E-mail: procurement@cafcass.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.cafcass.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.cafcass.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=408cd1e6-84f6-ea11-8105-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=408cd1e6-84f6-ea11-8105-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Social protection

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) Service

 

Reference number: DN464193/ CAF229/19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Cafcass are required to deliver a range of child contact services and court ordered activities for use in private law family court proceedings in support of children and families experiencing divorce and separation. The current Cafcass contracts for Child Contact Intervention Services (CCI) are due to expire on 31 July 2021 and Cafcass is preparing to tender for an Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) service, with new contracts anticipated to start on 1 May 2021.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) Service — North

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000 Social work and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKD1 Cumbria
NUTS code: UKD4 Lancashire
NUTS code: UKE11 Kingston upon Hull, City of
NUTS code: UKE3 South Yorkshire
NUTS code: UKE4 West Yorkshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Cafcass are required to deliver a range of child contact services and court ordered activities for use in private law family court proceedings in support of children and families experiencing divorce and separation. The current Cafcass contracts for Child Contact Intervention Services (CCI) are due to expire on 31 July 2021 and Cafcass is preparing to tender for an Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) service, with new contracts anticipated to start on 1 May 2021. North Region, This area Covers: Cafcass Areas:

A1: Tyneside, Northumbria,

A2: Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York, Cumbria and Blackburn,

A4: South Yorkshire and Hull,

A5: West Yorkshire.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/05/2021
End: 30/04/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 months extension possible based on performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) Service — East

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000 Social work and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF EAST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
NUTS code: UKH1 East Anglia
NUTS code: UKH3 Essex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Cafcass are required to deliver a range of child contact services and court ordered activities for use in private law family court proceedings in support of children and families experiencing divorce and separation. The current Cafcass contracts for Child Contact Intervention Services (CCI) are due to expire on 31 July 2021 and Cafcass is preparing to tender for an Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) service, with new contracts anticipated to start on 1 May 2021. East Region, This area Covers: Cafcass Areas:

A10: Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire,

A11: Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire,

A14: Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/05/2021
End: 30/04/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 months extension possible based on performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) Service — West

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000 Social work and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3 Greater Manchester
NUTS code: UKD6 Cheshire
NUTS code: UKD7 Merseyside
NUTS code: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Cafcass are required to deliver a range of child contact services and court ordered activities for use in private law family court proceedings in support of children and families experiencing divorce and separation. The current Cafcass contracts for Child Contact Intervention Services (CCI) are due to expire on 31 July 2021 and Cafcass is preparing to tender for an Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) service, with new contracts anticipated to start on 1 May 2021. West Region, This area Covers: Cafcass Areas:

A3: Greater Manchester,

A9: Cheshire and Merseyside,

A12: Birmingham and the Black Country, Shropshire, Worcestershire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/05/2021
End: 30/04/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 months extension possible based on performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) Service — South East

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000 Social work and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Cafcass are required to deliver a range of child contact services and court ordered activities for use in private law family court proceedings in support of children and families experiencing divorce and separation. The current Cafcass contracts for Child Contact Intervention Services (CCI) are due to expire on 31 July 2021 and Cafcass is preparing to tender for an Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) service, with new contracts anticipated to start on 1 May 2021. South East Region, This area Covers: Cafcass Areas:

A17: Kent,

A16: Surrey and Sussex,

A15a and b: Greater London.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/05/2021
End: 30/04/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12-month extensions based on supplier performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) Service — South West

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000 Social work and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33 Coventry
NUTS code: UKH2 Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire
NUTS code: UKK SOUTH WEST (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Cafcass are required to deliver a range of child contact services and court ordered activities for use in private law family court proceedings in support of children and families experiencing divorce and separation. The current Cafcass contracts for Child Contact Intervention Services (CCI) are due to expire on 31 July 2021 and Cafcass is preparing to tender for an Improving Child and Family Arrangements (ICFA) service, with new contracts anticipated to start on 1 May 2021. South West Region, This area Covers: Cafcass Areas:

A7: Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Avon and Thames Valley,

A8: Cornwall, Devon and Somerset,

A6: Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Dorset,

A13: Coventry and Northamptonshire,

A18: Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/05/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12-month extensions subject to supplier performance.

 

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 032-076439

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/10/2020
Local time: 16:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 02/11/2020

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Cafcass
Postal address: 3rd Floor, 21 Bloomsbury Street
Town: London
Postal code: WC1B 3HF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: melissa.smith@cafcass.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/09/2020